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Spiny Lobsters
Fisheries and Culture
Second Edition
edited by Bruce Phillips

Demand for spiny lobsters has escalated in the past two decades, spurring the need both for better management and for research on which to base that management.

Spiny Lobsters features:

  • One of the world's most valuable seafoods so management essential
  • Demand has escalated recently leading to overfishing and need for better management
  • Intense interest in farming spiny lobsters, now on the brink of becoming economically viable
  • Contributors are amongst the most authoritative experts worldwide


Fisheries: Methods, Management and Status

  1. The Status of Australia's Rock Lobster Fisheries
  2. New Zealadnd's Rock Lobster Fisheries
  3. Fisheries for Spiny Lobsters in the Tropical Indo-West Pacific
  4. The Lobster Fishery in the North-western Hawaiian Islands
  5. The Commercial Fisheries for Jasus and Palinurus Species in the South-east Atlantic and South-west Indian Oceans
  6. The State of the Lobster Fishery in North-east Brazil
  7. The Cuban Spiny Lobster Fishery
  8. The Atlantic Spiny Lobster Resources of Central America
  9. The Spiny Lobster Fisheries in Mexico
  10. Status of the Fishery for Panulirus argus in Florida
  11. The French Fisheries for the European Spiny Lobster Palinurus elephas
  12. The Galápagos Spiny Lobster Fishery
  13. The Spiny Lobster Fishery in Japan and Restocking

Research for Management: Case Studies

  1. Reproductive Biology: Issues for Management
  2. Puerulus and Juvenile Ecology
  3. Stock Identity of the Red (Jasus edwardsii) and Green (Jesus verreauxi) Rock Lobsters Inferred from Mitochondrial DNA Analysis
  4. Spiny Lobster Catches and the Ocean Environment
  5. Measurements of Catch and Fishing Effort in the Western Rock Lobster Fishery
  6. Predicting the Catch of Spiny Lobster Fisheries
  7. Bioeconomic Modeling of the New Zealand Fishery for Red Rock Lobsters (Jasus edwardsii)
  8. Modelling for Management: The Western Rock Lobster Fishery
  9. The Artifical Shelters (Pesqueros) Used For the Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus) Fisheries in Cuba
  10. The Use of Artificial Shelters (Casitas) in Research and Harvesting of Caribbean Spiny Lobster Fisheries in Cuba
  11. Recreational Spiny Lobster Fisheries

Aquaculture and Marketing

  1. Prospectus for Acquaculture
  2. Maturation
  3. Breeding
  4. Culture of Larval Spiny Lobsters
  5. Water Quality and Microflora in the Culture Water of Phyllosomas
  6. Spiny Lobster Growout
  7. Diseases of Spiny Lobsters
  8. Functional Morphology of the Digestive System
  9. Nutrition and Food
  10. Colour Taste
  11. Shipping
  12. Export Marketing of Australian and New Zealand Spiny Lobsters
  13. Marketing and Distribution in Japan


  1. Perspectives


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Spiny Lobsters
Fisheries and Culture
Second Edition
edited by Bruce Phillips

2000 • 679 pages • $428.95 + shipping
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